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clowns (around)

verb
present tense third-person singular of clown (around)

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to engage in attention-getting playful or boisterous behavior
  • as a youngster he was always clowning around in the classroom

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“Clowns (around).” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/clowns%20%28around%29. Accessed 23 Oct. 2020.

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